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Nepalese

[ nep-uh-leez, -lees ]
/ ˌnɛp əˈliz, -ˈlis /
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adjective
of or relating to Nepal, its inhabitants, or their language.
noun, plural Nep·a·lese for 2.
a native or inhabitant of Nepal.
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Origin of Nepalese

First recorded in 1810–20; Nepal + -ese

Words nearby Nepalese

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British Dictionary definitions for Nepalese

Nepalese
/ (ˌnɛpəˈliːz) /

adjective
of or relating to Nepal or its inhabitants
noun plural -ese
a native or inhabitant of Nepal
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